07-13-2015 | Source: Picayune Item
The Picayune School District, which was offering a free summer lunch program, will only run through July 17. Parents are being encouraged to get free hot lunch while it’s available.
07-13-2015 | Source: UpperMichigansSource.com
A Michigan elementary school is using $200,000 in grants to renovate its cafeteria, which will also become a multipurpose room for the community.
07-13-2015 | Source: New Hampshire Union Leader
Starting this fall, Londonderry High School will offer a new cafeteria menu that officials hope will increase appetites and revive declining sales.
07-13-2015 | Source: Green Bay Press Gazette
Twelve Green Bay-area schools have secured small grants to help fund on-site gardens, through the collaboration of Live54218, a nonprofit, and KI, a contract furniture company.
07-13-2015 | Source: Detroit Free Press
The state is ending its prison foodservice contract halfway through the planned term. A myriad of alleged issues, from meal shortages to drug smuggling, prompted the termination.
07-13-2015 | Source: Ames Tribune
By creating a five-week cycle menu that changes depending on the season, a program funded through Iowa State University was able to increase the usage of Iowa-grown foods in four state school...
07-13-2015 | Source: ECT.coop
Georgia’s electric cooperatives are partnering with local farms to provide produce in their employee cafeterias, allowing support for the “Georgia Grown” initiative.
07-10-2015 | By Bianca N. Herron, Digital Editor
The global foodservice provider has named the Baylor University executive chef the company’s 2015 Volunteer of the Year, in recognition of his commitment to volunteer service and leadership in his...
07-10-2015 | Source: Jefferson Public Radio
An additional $3.3 million will be provided to the farm-to-school program, allowing all school districts to purchase locally grown food.
07-10-2015 | Source: Star-Telegram
To entice students to purchase school lunches, the KISD food truck will visit Keller district’s four high schools once a week and other locations on the fifth day.
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Officials say Benjamin E. Mays High is the only school in its district with a greenhouse that uses hydroponics and aquaponics to grow vegetables and herbs year-round.
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Foodservice directors use summer “break” to plan menus, secure funding and do work on their facilities—but there isn’t always work for their staff.
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